Falcon Restrepo-Ramos, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor | Spanish

Address: 218L Armstrong Hall
Phone: (507) 389-1815
Email: falcon.restreporamos@mnsu.edu


  • Ph.D. (2019), Hispanic Linguistics, University of Florida
  • M.A. (2021), Computational Linguistics, Indiana University
  • M.A. (2014), Linguistics and TESOL, West Virginia University
  • B.A. (2009), Translation English, French, Spanish, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia

Software Development and Corpus Creation:

Software de procesamiento de Ensayos en espaÑol y Análisis Lingüístico (Patent Pending). A computational program for the linguistic analysis and assessment of Spanish L2 compositions. The program is composed of 5 NLP modules:
1. A Lexical Analyzer (SEÑAL-LEX)
2. A Syntactical Analyzer (SEÑAL-SYNT)
3. A Grammar Assistant (SEÑAL-GRAMMAR)
4. A Machine Learning Classifier of Language Proficiency (SEÑAL-MLL2)
5. A Machine Translation Identification System (CAPTURA).

Western Caribbean Creole Corpus. A free-access, annotated corpus archived at AILLA, the Archive of Indigenous Languages of Latin America. The corpus currently has data on Islander Creole (Archipelago of San Andres, Colombia).


Peer-Reviewed Articles




Chapters in Edited Volumes and Conference Proceedings



Other Contributions

Selected Articles under Review/in Preparation

  • Restrepo-Ramos, F. (Under Review) Tap/Trill Variation and Change across Generations of
    Spanish-Creole Bilinguals.
  • Restrepo-Ramos, F. (Second author) (In Preparation) Automated Detection of Machine Translation
    Use in L2 Spanish Writing.

Visit Dr. Falcon Restrepo-Ramos's website here

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